Sheep news around the UK

19 January 2022

British Wool launches young farmers' exclusive training offer

19 January 2022

YFC training offer enters fourth year

Increased hogg carryover could boost domestic product

19 January 2022

Quality Meat Scotland issues latest analysis

Lamb popularity 'substantially higher' than two years ago

18 January 2022

Good Xmas caps strong 2021 for lamb sales

New initiative to compare rams in commercial hill flocks

30 December 2021

Two farms are now part of the scheme

Welsh farmers raise concern over livestock movement changes

27 December 2021

Union responds to Welsh government's proposals

UK-Australia deal will have 'detrimental impact' on sheep sector

24 December 2021

Sheep farmers criticise government's 'dismissal'

Eco-conscious Brits urged to try lamb at Christmas

15 December 2021

Meat's sustainable credentials showcased

Retailer Woolroom joins British Wool's traceable scheme

14 December 2021

Bedding retailer joins Wool ID scheme

Keep guard up against liver fluke this winter, experts warn

10 December 2021

'Less predictable' parasite challenge in UK

Sheep sector fears rise in dog attacks this festive season

9 December 2021

Farmers urged to look at latest guidance on issue

Tick-borne diseases diagnosed 'far later than normal this year'

9 December 2021

New resources will help farmers tackle diseases

Incremental improvements key to Scotland's top performing producers

8 December 2021

QMS report covers 2020 calf & lamb crop year

UK lamb exports to US to resume in the new year

7 December 2021

US market opens following decades-old ban

US opens doors to British lamb following 20 year ban

4 December 2021

Deal will be worth £37m in first 5 years

Could Johne’s disease be lurking in your flock?

2 December 2021

Farmers urged take action to tackle insidious condition

New report takes stock of outlook for UK sheep sector

1 December 2021

2021 total throughput of lambs below expected

New breeding technologies must not be unethical, body warns

1 December 2021

Government urged to adopt strong regulation

Farmers criticise Telegraph article labelling sheep a 'menace'

29 November 2021

Sheep sector responds strongly to the article

Young sheep farmers urged to join development scheme

26 November 2021

NSA launches Ambassador programme

Scottish red meat sector plans to become 'greenest in world'

24 November 2021

Sector unveils plans to mitigate climate change

Fred Perry launches 100% British wool knitwear collection

24 November 2021

Brand says they are 'truly British products'

Machine learning could quicken sheep disease detection

23 November 2021

CT scans could be analysed at 'lightning speed'

Retailers slammed for 'misleading' food advertising

17 November 2021

NSA calls for accurate and balanced information

Scotland's native breeds should be utilised more, charity says

17 November 2021

Rare & native breeds offer 'biodiversity boost'

Pilgrim's UK acquires major lamb processing facilities

16 November 2021

Pilgrim's UK purchases Randall Parker Foods

Scottish marts record solid performance despite Covid

15 November 2021

Throughput was up by 10% year-on-year

Farm business incomes increase despite volatile year

12 November 2021

Incomes saw boost across nearly all sectors

Scottish breeders welcome new scrapie monitoring status with NI

12 November 2021

Scrapie Monitoring Scheme has been amended

UK-wide roadshow events focus on sheep sector's future

11 November 2021

National Sheep Association unveils series of events

Farmers urged to assist vets in populating Medicine Hub

10 November 2021

UK-wide hub will provide farm antibiotics data